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Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tv 11. there is no chance he will overshadow michelle obama, one of the keynote speakers tonight. >> first democrats are taking care of business, including adopting the parti's platform. platform. >> a lot of excitement as delegates get down to business. they have a full evening, capping off with the speech from the first lady. delegates for the democratic convention are making history, adopting the first platform to include same-sex marriage. a move cheered by members of the lgbt caucus. >> folks like you are not going to stand for any less. >> it also takes on the opposition mentioning mitt romney dozens of times by name. but the highlight is the prime time speech by first lady michelle obama. >> you will have a personal perspective on the president, his determination during a challenging time. >> observers say her job is to serve as a character witness to humanize her husband and to explain what he has done in a non-partisan way. >> the things she has going for her is that when she says something, it is not seen as political. >> the president will be watching with his daughter
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Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
america! >> first lady michelle obama. savannah and i have relocated to the floor. savannah, that was personal, that was emotional, this crowd was silent. they love her. one of the political writers today said her job was to make the country fall in love with her husband all over again. >> telling this deeply personal story about how much she loves her husband she is trying to remind voters why they like her husband. in 2008, nicknamed her the closer. when she went to the stop, she would close the sale. here tonight she has a task as the opener. >> we have heard from the first lady here tonight. you will hear from savannah tomorrow morning on "today." and we hope you will join us tomorrow evening on "nbc nightly news." another day here at the democratic convention in charlotte. those of you in the east and midwest, your late local news begins now. we hope to see you back here tomorrow. for savannah guthrie, our team, i'm brian williams, nbc news. >> live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> opening night at the democratic national convention. >> fi
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> tonight's big story, first lady michelle obama is in the state tonight. >> mrs. obama is certainly proving she is one of the most effective campaigners the president has. we're live in morgan state were the first lady is scheduled to speak in just a few minutes. >> the first lady has a packed schedule here in maryland tonight. she arrived here at morgan state university about 30 minutes ago. her fund-raising supporters have been gathering on campus for the past four hours. those supporters have their choice of tickets with prices ranging from $100 to $5,000 to 10 belsen dollars. this visit was announced at -- $10,000. this visit was announced at the end of last month. it is at the murphy fine arts center on campus. it is sold out. mayor stephanie rawlings blake and governor o'malley will be in attendance as well as a lot of everyday marylanders who could not pass up the chance to see the first ladies begin person. >> it is huge. it is huge. they are feeling the love on behalf of all of the hard work the president has done. >> what are you hoping to hear her talk about? >> education, health
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
's revealing battle about losing her baby weight. >> plus we'll talk to the woman behind michelle obama's dress. and we'll have the school on her nail polish as well after your local news. 12 grams of whole grains and a creamy yogurt flavored coating. quaker yogurt granola bars. treat yourself good. the next generation and then countless more. how do you kill them? frontline plus. it uses two ingredients. one to kill adult fleas and ticks. plus another to eliminate flea eggs and larvae, annihilating the next generation of fleas. and, frontline plus works non-stop for thirty days. no wonder it's the number one choice of vets for their pets and yours. ask your vet about frontline plus. accept nothing less. ask your vet about frontline plus. try our new lunch-size grilled chicken fajitas, with sauteed onions and peppers, served with soup or salad. lunch break combos, starting at 6 bucks. enjoy them with friends, because a lunch together feeds the friendship. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. we continue to follow breaking news into the newsroom. former ra
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
mitt romney. michelle obama day not mention mitt romney by name. she focused on her husband's story. take a listen. >> governor romney has undergone an extreme makeover. [laughter] and it ain't pretty. we are going to say no! >> we must work like never before and we must come together and stand together for the man we can trust to keep moving this great country forward. my husband, our president, barack obama. >> that was michelle obama wrapping up her speech. taking the stage and later tonight, elizabeth warren followed by president clinton. besides and dentists and showcasing a diversity in the party, there was a moment of a military veteran who talked about losing her legs fighting in iraq. we heard from some up and comers in the party. martin o'malley from maryland giving his speech in primetime. >> hallie jackson, thank you. we continue our team coverage with jennifer franciotti. how to the experts think the governor did? >> all indications are that he did better than in his 2004 speech. he walked out on stage to a cheering crowd. the governor spoke to the convention telling th
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
several times as michelle obama wowed delegates. >> our team coverage begins with tracie potts. >> democrats bringing their heavyweight. former president bill clinton. the only person more popular michelle obama. she brought democrats to their feet last night with a speech about decisions based on family values. >> these issues are not political. they are personal. barack knows what it means when a family struggles. >> a message aimed at women. >> he believes that women are more than capable of making our own choices about our bodies and health care. he did not care whether it was the easy thing to do politically. he cared it was the right thing to do. >> not once did she mention mitt romney but plenty of others dead. >> if mitt was santa claus, he would fire the rain gear and outsource the elvis -- he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves. >> romney under attack as democrats prepared to nominate their president today. too much focus on social issues and not enough about the economy and the national debt. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> among the speakers last night
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Sep 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
michelle obama. >> she will tell the story of what he has done for this country. >> vice president biden arrived today, the president arrives on wednesday. also today, the party platform, which includes support for same- sex marriage, abortion r ights, and experts for the middle-class. >> coming up, a hotel obliterated and its trade and an actor's life cut tragically short period and carrie engel from valley view farms is here to answer your plant questions. emailed plantquestio tallied officials up the damage after a hotel when up and find an organ over the weekend. it cost $5.6 million in damage c. you can see that the flames were shooting through the roof. it was unoccupied and being used for storage. fire officials have not ruled out arson as a cause. the cleanup continues in the gulf coast states following hurricane isaac. the dam at the state park was in danger of giving way, which forced evacuation's downstream. workers have completed a drainage ditch it to divert more floodwater. hollywood is mourning the loss of actor michael clarke duncan today after he died from complications
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
would do anything to see him. >> president obama arrived in the afternoon while michelle obama made the rounds. >> we are going to have to roll up our sleeves, get it done. 62 days is nothing. >> the official roll call takes place this evening followed by the nominating speech delivered by bill clinton. >> obama is going to get a good speech out of bill clinton. how hard is he going to hit for obama? the other question is, how hard will he hit mitt romney? other news come and organizers say the traditional balloon drop scheduled for after the speech tomorrow night will not be taking place because of this venue change. they are looking for another way to finish out the evening. >> that there is much more ahead on 11 news at 6:00. >> progress for the shooting victim. a conversation with his father. >> a few showers and thunderstorms on hd doppler. the insta-weather plus forecast is coming up next. 88 anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand perma
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Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
have michelle obama coming on wednesday. i want to have some big name individuals who have a lot to say. i have a big agenda in i am proud of it. >> you have a big female following. you talk about female health. if you gave women one piece of device to change for better health, what could they do? >> women sacrifice themselves so much. if they are not healthy, they cannot take care of people around them. take a five minutes for yourself. i know how crazy it is for kids, husband, parents. go into the bathroom, sit-down and take five minutes for yourself to appreciate the good things in your life. >> it is crazy that that is the only place we have to go to be alone. >> it allows you to work smarter, not just harder. the other things we talk about, how to buy the right foods, how to give yourself purpose. it all becomes easier. >> i wish we had more time to talk to you. make sure you watch the 3:00, "dr. oz,"season four starting monday. >> >> now your insta-weather forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> we have been dealing with some rain shower activity. one batch of rain is beginni
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
already filed lawsuits in other states. >> first lady michelle obama is in baltimore to nine speaking to a packed house at morgan state university. it turns out she is one of the president's most effective campaigners. we are there live with more. >> we just saw the first ladies motorcade's the past year about 45 minutes ago. we can only guess that things are well under way inside. supporters started lining up here on campus at 1:00 this afternoon. those supporters have their choice of tickets with prices ranging from $100-five belsen dollars-$10,000. this is a private reception fund-raiser. about 2000 people purchased tickets. that is all the fine arts center can hold. it is sold out. the money and the long lines were worth it to be able to see the first ladies begin person. >> i think it is an honor and privilege to be here. >> it is all about coming together. it is not about black, white, undereducated, educated. it is about unifying for one cause. vote. get out. make sure they continue their term. >> only print media is allowed inside so we cannot be sure exactly where they are on
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
. then the keynote from the san antonio mayor. then michelle obama will be delivering her address on primetime on nbc. >> thank you, hallie jackson. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. residents along the gulf coast cleanup from isaac. >> the number one best seller hits bookshelves this morning. >> this is 695 at wilkins avenue. things are moving smoothly. there is some rain in the anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. it is a muggy start. most of the henry rain is gone. there are still some light sprinkles left behind -- most of the heavy rain is gone. you can see the heaviest rain near the top of the screen. a few sprinkles aro
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the election. 20 points lower than last time. democrats hope michelle obama can help tonight, urging a big turnout. >> it is our responsibility at whatever age to exercise their rights that people before us fought for us to have. >> i am going to be home watching it with our gross. i am going to try to not let them see their dad cry. because when she starts talking, i get misty. >> mitt romney's running mate continued his counter dnc tour. >> after four years of runaround, what america needs is a turnaround. >> back in charlotte, there is heavy security. some demonstrations with the convention getting started. one hour will be broadcast tonight. michelle obama's speech and the keynote address by san antonio mayor julian castor, who will urge a big hispanic turnout. wbal tv 11 news. back to you. >> martin o'malley is scheduled to address the convention ted 10:00 tonight. >> it is just a few minutes. 10:00 is prime time. it will be televised. and of course that is been prompting buzz about his presidential ambitions. he is considered by many a rising star in the democratic party. have you he
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Sep 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
this morning is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. she spoke to a sold out crowd at a fund-raising event at morgan state university. tv cameras weren't allowed inside that venue but those who paid to get in said the first lady got a rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the murphy fine arts center describe a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't even let her stop. >> only print journalists were allowed inside, no tv cameras allowed, but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes of the first lady's speech. most say she focussed a lot of education and health care. >> talking about students receiving aid and grants. i'm a graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highl
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Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
's hot. >> michelle obama joins forces with service members to help take care of their families after life on the battlefield. >> welcome back, everyone. first lady michelle obama says more than 100,000 veterans and spouses have been trained or hired through a white house initiative designed to help military families find work. mrs. obama announced that 2,000 companies around the country are ready to train or hire more veterans or spouses after they end military service. >> they are doubling down on their commitment to all of you and today they're pledging to hire and train another quarter of a million of our nation's heroes, 250,000, including at least 50,000 military spouses. >> we are joined now by attorney steve silverman with more on this. steve, thank you so much for coming in. >> good morning. >> what we are seeing is that members of the national guard and the reserve, they go off, serve their country, come back and the job that's supposed to be waiting for them isn't? >> the job is not waiting for them. most employers don't recognize their obligations under the law. maryland,
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
convention speeches and maybe not the best convention speech of the week, a distinction michelle obama or president clinton could make. because of realities, the president decided that had to trump soaring rhetoric. >> madam chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: facing the political fight of his life, the 44th president of the united states made the case for his re-election, asking americans to stick with him for another four years despite tough economic times. >> our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place, and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: four years later the president felt he had to appeal to voters exhausted by the tone of american politics. >> i know campaigns may seem small, even sill sly sometimes. trivial things become big attractions. if you're sick of me approving this message, believe me, so am i. >> reporter: but obama pulled no punches when it came to his republican rival. his references to opponent turned him into a pun
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
lady michelle obama, olympic gymnast gabrielle douglas,
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Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
when it is available. first lady michelle obama will be in the area this afternoon. and orioles fans are itching to get their hands on post-season tickets. we will tell you what you have to do to be part of the magic at camden yard. and now your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple friday all month long. >> we are with you on this beautiful purple friday with your pick 3 numbers. for starters we have an 8. that is a 9 as printed on the ball. your final number -- zero. 8-9-0. we will get to your pick 4 in just a moment. this is a little different, a little simpler. learn how online. we're all set to go with your pick 4 numbers. 7 for starters. next number is a 4. all right, we have got a 3. the final number is a one. 7-4-3-1. the maryland lottery, let yourself plight. >> the autumnal equinoxes is -- equinoxes is coming up. >> that is right. is going to feel like fall. is going to feel like fall.
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Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
michelle obama was in baltimore today at morgan state university. >> tv cameras were not allowed inside but those who did pay to get in coldest the first lady got a rock star reception. we have the details. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2000 supporters who packed the fine arts center describes a wild and long explosion of tears as the first lady took the stage. >> it did really erupts. she hardly could get by the talking. people would not even let her talk. >> print journalists were allowed inside. porter's shared some of their pictures with us as they explained the theme of the first lady's speech. most say she focused a lot on education and health care. >> she spoke about financed -- college students receiving financial care. i am graduating student. i go to school on federal aid. if it were not for the bills that president obama past, i would not be able to attend. >> prices ranged from $100 to $10,000. the $100 tickets were reserved for young professionals. those inside
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
with the prime time speech from first lady michelle obama. we're here live. >>> republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan joins us to talk about where he thinks the presidential race is headed and chris sichl that he played fast and loose with the truth. >>> out and about. the prince makes his first public appearance since those naked las vegas pictures surfaced and poked fun at himself. but it was a cheeky 6-year-old who nearly stole the show. >>> the gentle giant, michael clarke duncan, oscar nominated star of "the green mile" died after a heart attack. tributes are pouring in from some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, september 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie in charlotte, north carolina. >> i'm matt lauer in new york. savannah, republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week. starting today, down there in charlotte, the democrats will try to grab some of that spotlight for themselves. >> that's right. this conve
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
. michelle obama will speak. there's a lot of anticipation from delegates to hear her tonight. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the governor will speak before the democratic national convention. he had to clarify a comment of his that turned into a talking point. when asked if americans are better off today than when the president first in office, the governor flatly said and no. now he is explaining what he meant. >> we are clearly better off as a country because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. we have not recover all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. is there anybody that thinks we have recovered all that we lost in the bush recession? we're moving forward and creating jobs. unemployment is down. job creation is up. the positive movements would not happen without the president lost leadership. >> the governor made many appearances on the sunday talk shows. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we're starting to see some delays on the major
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Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
lady michelle obama leading the push for healthier food. but there is something else going on that a growing number of our public schools across this country are seeing. an issue when the students are fed in the school day. our report tonight from nbc's kate tur. >> reporter: 17-year-old joe kanao is rushing out for school. no time for breakfast, class starts at 8:15. his first meal today is pizza, only a couple of bites, though. >> it doesn't sit right with my stomach. >> reporter: that is because it is 9:55 in the morning, joe's regular fourth period lunch. >> i think it is too early. they should have lunch at lunchtime. >> reporter: early, but it is happening across the country. schools in at least six states start lunch before 1:00 in the morning. and in some places they eat as early as 8:30 in the morning. nobody thinks it is ideal, but for many schools like vernon high school here, they simply don't have another choice. >> reporter: a big reason, they say, overcrowded schools and tight budgets. >> we had close to 1900 students here and could only fit about 14 hundred
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
of media outlets can help candidates connect with voters. >> tonight jay welcomes first lady michelle obama. >> live with caylee and michael -- k elly and michael. >> the reason they are going on these shows is because that is where some of the of your ship is they would not otherwise be able to attract. >> remember bill clinton on the arsenio hall show 20 years ago? >> female voters are a key demographic for both candidates. >> the strategy could come at a price. ask then't get to presidential candidates as many face questions and a fthey less of a need to answer them. >> bottom line, do not force voters to change the channel to find the candidates. >> we will see come november. >> neither candidate has cut off the more traditional hard news program. mitt romney and president obama appeared on "60 minutes" over the weekend. the president talked about his vision for the country and the attack in libya and what he calls his hardest day, an attack in afghanistan that left more than two dozen u.s. troops killed. if the president did not win a second term, he said he would like to get back to w
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Sep 6, 2012 9:00pm EDT
michelle obama. >> we must work like never before. >> and bill clinton, just last night. >> you must reelect president barack obama. >> tonight joe biden leads off and then the president makes his case for re-election. 3 f2 >> aquÍ estÁ brian williams. the primetime address by president obama and the beginning really of the final push, when americans wake up tomorrow morning, this election is suddenly 60 days away. now, as you know, the president's surrogates from the first lady to former president bill clinton have laid the groundwork for tonight and shortly we'll hear from vice president joe biden and then, of course, president barack obama. we were not supposed to be in here tonight. we were supposed to be across town in the football stadium. you see it there live, for what was supposed to be an outdoor celebration for upwards of 65,000 people, but the risk of rough weather was too great. it came through here late this afternoon. as of tonight, you can second guess this all evening. jim cantore, where are you when we need you? but as a layman, other than that massive shower to o
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Sep 18, 2012 9:00am EDT
simpson's guest editor. readers requested her. >> we had michelle obama in august which was amazing and who else would you like to hear from? jessica simpson tops the list. talking about how she's trying to lose the baby weight. getting very personal about her relationship, including with her fiance eric johnson and today it's all about style. style icons, her mother. also says bridget bardot. whenever she goes out to the red carpet, looks at some old photos and tries to match her look so it's really exciting. >> let's get to the stuff we love and terry loves it as well. tell us how these were chosen by the winners starting off with jeans, and they love levis. >> levis curve i.d., everyone has difficulty finding the screens that work for your body. >> it's hard. >> here you can go online or in the store. you identify your shape, answering questions such as how curvy is your seat, and then -- >> this one are you pear-shaped or apple-shaped? >> i know. you're supposed to come up with one of four styles that will work for you. one of our editors in fact said she broke up with her muffi
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Sep 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
under way across the country. the right to vote must be protected. michelle obama told leaders in washington that they owe it to those who fought and died for equal rights in the 1960s to make sure that every voter can freely cast a ballot. her comments at the annual awards banquet for the congressional black caucus come amidst a push to tax laws requiring voters to show id at the polls. >> i know that we can carry on that legacy. i know that we can meet our obligation to continue that struggle. and i know we can finish the journey we started and fulfill the promise f o'our democracy for all our children. >> comparing to it the civil rights movement, mrs. obama calling voting rights the march of our time and the sit-in of our day. remember, you can get the latest political news on our website wbal tv.com. the you'll find the most up to the minute information information. just click on politics. we do have a programming note for you. we'll have a q and a guest later on. if you have a question for the county executive send them in. e-mail your questions to sunday questions at wba
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Sep 6, 2012 1:05am EDT
political news, first lady michelle obama is receiving praise for the speech she gave last night at the democratic national convention. everyone was impressed, even fox news called it "not the worst." that's very nice of them. speaking of the dnc, earlier in the night actor kal penn told viewers to use the twitter hash tag "sexy face" when talking about his speech. which got weird when bill clinton was like [ as clinton ] "there goes the first line of my speech." actually, president obama's speech at the dnc has been moved inside to the time warner arena, due to weather concerns. you can tell it's time warner, cause obama will give the speech two weeks from friday, between the hours of 12 and 4. [ laughter ] you guys, starbucks is working on a new plan to recycle old coffee grounds and turn them into laundry detergent. which explains why the snuggle bear hasn't slept in two straight weeks. [ laughter ] check this out. a farmer in germany accidentally planted a crop of marijuana, after thinking that he was growing sunflowers. yeah, the farmer said he was really surprised, you know
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Sep 14, 2012 12:35am EDT
: that was terrific. i want to thank my guests -- michelle obama, of course, gabby douglas, norah jones. tomorrow night, kelsey grammer and olympic gold medalist jordan burroughs will join us as well. jimmy fallon's happening right now. jimmy, take it. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: promotional consideration furnished by air new zealand. celebrating 30 years of flying between los angeles and london. ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much. i love y'all. thank you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. what a great crowd already. wow, i'm lovin' it. we're gonna have fun tonight. [ cheers and applause ] welcome, you guys. welcome to the show. here -- here's what people are talking about today. 7-eleven is hoping to predict this year's election by asking customers to buy blue coffee cups if they su
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